Audi Q3 2019
Great news for connoisseurs of large, stylish and powerful crossovers - in 2019, the new Audi Q3 will join the ranks of these incredibly popular cars, and we want to tell you about the technical characteristics, the updated design and the stylish interior solution.
The main advantages of cars considered:
For the first time urban crossover under the designation Q3, Audi introduced in 2011. The novelty has increased the range of cars of improved cross-country ability of the German company and has competed with the following models:
- BMW X1
- Infiniti ex
- Acura RDX
- Range rover evoque
- Volvo XC60
A planned update of the model was carried out in 2014, while the crossover received not only a modified appearance, but also new powerful engines, as well as additional options. In the summer of this year, Audi has shown the Q3 of the next second generation 2019 model year. Interest in this model will be quite high, especially considering that the Q3 comes with both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, which provides an opportunity to choose a car in the optimal combination of price and technical equipment.
The first presentation of the updated model was presented at a special event in the summer of this year, and the official premiere is scheduled for the Paris Motor Show, which will be held in the fall. On the official photos shown Audi Q3 in the new body in 2019, it is clearly seen that the design of the car has changed. This suggests the release of the next full-generation crossover.
Among the main features of the appearance of the car should be highlighted:
- enlarged grille in a bright frame and large pattern;
- narrow bottom air intake with a compact spoiler;
- acute angle design of LED optics;
- powerful bonnet punching lines;
- sweeping side front air intakes;
- aerodynamic exterior mirrors on special racks;
- large wheel arches;
- smooth roofline, with an elongated upper spoiler;
- wide rear door with large flashlights;
- dark, stepped rear bumper with large exhaust diffusers;
- massive lines of front stamping.
The off-road qualities of Q3 indicate: a dark body kit around the perimeter, high ground clearance, protective wheel arches, shortened body overhangs.In addition, the designers retained the increased angle of the rear pillars, which makes the crossover look like a hatchback and distinguishes the Q3 from similar models. In general, the new external image of the car corresponds to the company's corporate style and resembles the flagship crossover Q8.
The presented photos of the interior of the Audi Q3 2019 model year highlight the unusual design of the front of the cabin, where the center console stands out. It has a multi-tiered version, in which at the top are located the air deflectors of the climatic equipment, a digital dashboard with round scales and an antireflection visor. Below is mounted the touchscreen monitor of the multimedia complex, which has been deployed to the driver, and complements the design of the console with a large cooled glove box.
High ergonomic qualities form anatomical seats, a multifunctional steering wheel, wide door armrests with various keys and a front tunnel with transmission controls. The rear seats can move inside the cabin at a distance of up to 15.0 cm, which allows for a variety of configuration options.
In the interior decoration, as it should be a premium car, high-quality materials are used: genuine leather, brushed aluminum, carbon fiber and wooden inserts, soft flooring.
The peculiarities of the updated crossover should also include the presence of a significant number of modern innovative systems. Among them are the most interesting:
- DAB radio;
- Google Earth navigation;
- multimedia equipment using Android Auto;
- platform for wireless charging.
Additional comfort is created by new increased crossover sizes, which now comprise:ParameterThe sizeChange
|Length||4 490 mm||+97 mm|
|Width||1,850 mm||+25 mm|
|Height||1,590 mm||-5 mm|
|Wheelbase||2 680 mm||+77 mm|
Technical data and equipment
Among the main technical features of the new Audi Q3 2019, it is necessary to note the use of a new modular platform with an index of MQB. In addition, the crossover has acquired an independent suspension for all wheels, the front with McPherson struts, and the rear one in a multi-link version and fully disc brakes.
At the initial stage of production, the updated Q3 received four-cylinder turbocharged power units with the following characteristics:
|Petrol||1.50 l||150 l. from.|
|Petrol||2.00 l||191 l. from.|
|Petrol||2.00 l||230 l. from.|
|Diesel||2.00 l||150 l. from.|
|Diesel||2.00 l||190 l. from.|
The future plans of the company to equip the crossover engine in 310 forces.
For completing the transmission, which can be all-wheel drive or only with front-wheel drive, are 6-speed manual and 7-range robot.
Also, to equip new items, Audi offers:
- automatic parking;
- electric trunk;
- audio system with 15 speakers;
- electric heating of all seats;
- 2-zone climate control;
- start-stop system;
- all-round visibility;
- internal LED backlight;
- adaptive cruise control;
- electric trunk;
- complex for tracking road signs and markup.
Start of sales and cost
Initially, the crossover of the new generation Audi Q3 2019 model year will go on sale in Germany in the fall of the current year, with the price of the basic performance of 31.0 thousand euros (front-wheel drive, gasoline engine of 150 forces, six-speed manual transmission).
The rest of the car market, including the Russian release date for Audi Q3 sales, will be the beginning of 2019. The estimated cost of the basic version, from official dealers in Russia, will start at 2.10 million rubles.